Articles tagged with: Utility Scale

UK solar farm pipeline exceeds 10GW as 700MW of sites now being added monthly

UK solar farm pipeline exceeds 10GW as 700MW of sites now being added monthly

3 Sep 2020, 09:15
• By Finlay Colville

Solar Media's head of market intelligence Finlay Colville discusses the key features of the UK's solar planning deluge, showing graphics that explain the trends underway, and exploring the new focus on 49.9MWp-dc sites that will be based on 500W-plus mono bifacial panels, mounted on single-axis tracking systems.

LCOE costs of solar PV continue to plummet in BEIS forecasts

LCOE costs of solar PV continue to plummet in BEIS forecasts

25 Aug 2020, 12:10

New statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show another significant drop in the expected costs of solar out to 2040, with figures for the expected costs of storage technologies also released.

High RESS strike prices down to connection costs and PPA length

High RESS strike prices down to connection costs and PPA length

13 Aug 2020, 08:00

High grid connection costs resulted in a solar strike price in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction “significantly higher than anywhere else in Europe” according to the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).